West Ham vs Manchester City Odds – Wednesday 1st February 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport
West Ham are 9/2 with the draw at 16/5 and Manchester City are 4/7
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West Ham welcome Manchester City to the London Stadium in a congested week of Premier League fixtures, with both sides in mixed form.
Slaven Bilic’s side come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Middlesbrough, with the Hammers finally finding form.
Andy Carroll opened the scoring for the Hammers in the 9th minute, the first of a double for the forward.
Christian Stuani equalised in the 27th minute for the hosts, with Middlesbrough working their way back into the match.
The former Liverpool and Newcastle man doubled his and West Ham’s tally in the 43rd minute.
Jonathan Calleri scored his first West Ham goal late in the match (90+4), to secure all three points for the Hammers.
Hammers Need Solidity
West Ham have had a poor season so far, but back to back wins mean they have some reason for optimism.
They have sold star man Dimitri Payet back to Marseille for £25 million, with the French international going on strike.
West Ham stood their ground and it has been an acrimonious departure to say the least, that chapter is now over.
The Hammers head into this fixture as the underdogs, with Manchester City already winning at the London Stadium this season.
West Ham will be looking to exact revenge for that defeat, they are now in a much better run of form.
Slaven Bilic’s men will be looking to better their recent run against City, they have lost the last two matches.
City In Mixed Form
Guardiola’s side come into this match on the back of a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace, meaning City progress to the 5th round.
Raheem Sterling (43) scored the opener just before the break, ensuring that City went into the interval with a 1-0 lead.
Leroy Sane (71) scored his second goal in as many matches, meaning City doubled their advantage.
Yaya Toure put the icing on the cake for City in the 92nd minute, with Palace dumped out of the FA Cup.
City have been in mixed form of late, although the last two results will have given them some optimism.
Guardiola’s men will be wanting to secure a top four position as the minimum, they are 12 points behind Chelsea.
The defeat against Everton has been City’s most recent blemish, a win will mean they are three games unbeaten.
Same Again For Pep
The match against West Ham sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, despite their inconsistent form.
A win will mean they have beaten West Ham three times this season, with the last match a 5-0 thumping.
Pep will be looking for City to continue their overall record against West Ham, with City winning 46, drawing 16 and losing 33 of their 95 meetings.
Both teams are 4/7 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for West Ham are Andy Carroll at 8/1 with Michail Antonio and Ashley Fletcher at 10/1. For Manchester City, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus are at 3/1 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 7/2.
The last time that these two sides met Manchester City won 5-0 and the odds of the same result are 50/1.
West Ham vs Manchester City Odds
Tip 1 – Jesus to score first @ 3/1
Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 12/1